Small/Midsize Systems

Chair: Susan Suhanovsky, President, Torrington Water Co.

The Small/Midsize Systems Committee serves as a forum for NAWC members to share best practices, develop collaborative solutions and create a unified voice to advocate for their interests and priorities both within NAWC and externally.

The mission of the Small/Midsize Systems Committee is to promote the sustainability of NAWC member companies that cover small service territories through the use of ongoing information sharing and partnerships. The Committee also works to channel information, models and other resources from larger members to small/midsize members in an effort to bolster operations and, otherwise, assist in maintaining private water’s track record of excellence.

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To accomplish these goals, the Committee:

  • Educates the Board and other Committees regarding key issues and priorities impacting small systems across the country to ensure that small systems maintain a level playing field and are treated fairly;
  • Facilitates information sharing among members and with staff in an effort to develop best practices that can be used to bolster the narrative about the successful track record of private water;
  • Identifies opportunities to advance policies and engage in advocacy on mutually beneficial issues in key states;
  • Collects data from member companies to improve overall messaging regarding the successful track record of private water;
  • Spearheads the development of tools that can be used by small systems to improve their operations, assist in compliance, and otherwise strengthen their
“The mission of the Small/Midsize Systems Committee is to promote the sustainability of NAWC member companies that cover small service territories through the use of ongoing information sharing and partnerships. ”

Leadership

Chair: Susan Suhanovsky, President, Torrington Water Co.

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Members

Jeff Hines, President and CEO, York Water Co.

Lawrence Morales, President, East Pasadena Water Company

Robert Nicholson, President, San Gabriel Valley Water Co.

David Ern, President & COO, Gordons Corner Water Co.

Shockey Gillet, President, Peopleís Water Service

Mike Guastella, President, Daufuskie Island Utility Co.

Mary Hiney, Controller/CFO, Hazardville Water Co.

Matt Stanley, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Beckley Water Co.